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Bangkok 8

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ISBN-10: 1400032903

ISBN-13: 9781400032907

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Burdett

List price: $16.00
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A thriller with attitude to spare, Bangkok 8 is a sexy, razor-edged, often darkly hilarious novel set in one of the world’s most exotic cities. Witnessed by a throng of gaping spectators, a charismatic Marine sergeant is murdered under a Bangkok bridge inside a bolted-shut Mercedes Benz. Among the witnesses are the only two cops in the city not on the take, but within moments one is murdered and his partner, Sonchai Jitpleecheep—a devout Buddhist and the son of a Thai bar girl and a long-gone Vietnam War G.I.—is hell-bent on wreaking revenge. On a vigilante mission to capture his partner’s murderer, Sonchai is begrudgingly paired with a beautiful FBI agent named Jones and captures her…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 2.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

John Burdett is a former lawyer who worked in Hong Kong until he found his true vocation as a writer.An Englishman by birth, he has lived in France and Spain, and is now back in the Far East.He is the author of A Personal History of Thirst and Six Million Seconds. Bangkok Tattoo, the sequel to Bangkok Eight, is also published by Corgi.